A Q&A on Telehealth for Mental Health with Dr. Lindsay Henderson

American Well

adults experiencing a mental illness each year, but only about half receiving treatment, it’s important that we work to increase awareness for the different options that exist for individuals seeking care. In honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week, we sat down with Lindsay Henderson, PsyD, American Well’s Director of Psychological Services, to learn how telehealth is helping extend access to mental health treatment. With one in five U.S.

Art As Medicine – WHO Weaves the Evidence for Arts’ Role in Improving Health

Health Populi

“What’s the evidence on the role of the arts in improving health and well-being?” ” asks a report from the World Health Organization ‘s Europe region team (WHO-Europe).

Mental Health Awareness Month: Telehealth Addresses Escalating Needs

American Well

Mental Health Awareness Month has a nearly 70-year history of informing the public about one of the biggest medical issues affecting the country. While there are countless reasons why people skip making an appointment, part of the blame lies with lack of access to mental care.

What #CES2019 5 Tech Trends to Watch Mean for Health/Care

Health Populi

As #CES2019 kicks off in Las Vegas with today’s first Media Day, the Consumer Technology Association presented its forecast on the 5 Technology Trends to Watch in 2019 — and they all play into health, wellness, and medical care. Digital Health Tech Empowers Patients.

Behavioral Health Associated with 70% Increase in Healthcare Spending

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Many of your most challenging claims and cases likely present a behavioral health component. 6 of the top 10 largest health plans entrust BHM for peer reviews. CLICK HERE to learn more about how BHM helps your organization curb behavioral health costs.

Self-Care is Healthcare for Everyday People

Health Populi

Patients are the new healthcare payors, and as such, taking on the role of health consumers. In fact, health and wellness consumers have existed since a person purchased the first toothpaste, aspirin, heating pad, and moisturizing cream at retail.

Social Determinants of Health and the EHR: One HIMSS Presenters Story

Healthcare Guys

The journey around the electronic health record is inevitably complex and challenging or any U.S. In the case of the Bronx, New York-based SBH Health System, incorporating data on the social determinants of health (SDH) has become increasingly important. in a presentation at HIMSS19 on Tuesday at 2:00 PM local time, in the Allscripts Theater, Booth 3501, entitled EHR Journey: Transforming Care in the Underserved Community.As

TBHI’s & SAMHSA’s Telebehavioral Health Consumer Education Webinar Is Now Available

Telebehavioral Health Institute

SAMHSA-Sponsored Telebehavioral Health Webinar Is Now Available On the 15th of August 2018, the Telebehavioral Health Institute Faculty (TBHI Faculty) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Behavioral Health Information Technology and Standards (BHITS) initiative, presented two free … Read more.

Five Tips for Reducing Back-to-School Anxiety

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

Mental preparation, with these five tips, for the transition back to school is as important as getting the right school supplies: Be aware of school related stress. This is also a time to teach mindfulness — being more aware of the present moment. About the Center for Total Health .

TBHI’s & SAMHSA’s Telebehavioral Health Provider Education Webinar Is Now Available

Telebehavioral Health Institute

SAMHSA-Sponsored Telebehavioral Health Webinar Is Now Available On the 21st of August 2018, the Telebehavioral Health Institute Faculty (TBHI Faculty) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Behavioral Health Information Technology and Standards (BHITS) initiative, presented a free Telebehavioral Health webinar … Read more.

SAMHSA to Sponsor FREE Telehealth Webinars with Dr. Marlene Maheu

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telepsychiatry saves east Texas hospitals $18 million over 7 years

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In the early 2000s, the state of Texas was in the midst of a widely recognized, multi-decade crisis from lack of mental health services for people in need. " Susan Rushing, Burke Mental Health Emergency Center.

Coding Leader & TBHI Faculty: Telehealth Reimbursement Webinar

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Join Telebehavioral Health Institute Faculty (TBHI Faculty) and Coding Leader as they present a telehealth reimbursement webinar entitled, “Telemedicine Mental Health Services: Finally Get Paid.” ” Learn how to get paid with telehealth, telemedicine, telemental health, or telebehavioral health. Blog Coding Leader Dr. Marlene Maheu live telemental health training Reimbursement Webinar Speaking Engagement Telehealth Reimbursement

@PsychCentral Show’s Gabe Howard to co-host live podcast episode at #SPM2018

Society for Participatory Medicine

Embracing participatory medicine has helped Gabe Howard @GabeHoward29 manage his bipolar and anxiety disorders, and allowed him to become an award-winning writer, mental health activist, speaker and educator on a topic that stigmatizes so many.

Telehealth Awareness, Access and Adoption: Updates from J.D. Power, the ATA and FAIR Health

Health Populi

Power,” your mind probably imagines reviews of automotive performance, retail shopping experiences, or perhaps even health insurance plan customer service. Expanding its report-card role in the health ecosystem. Health Populi’s Hot Points: The reports from J.D.

Happy National CBD Day! How CBD Fits Into the Retail Health Ecosystem

Health Populi

Well, now you do, and I’m going to explain how this three-letter-acronym is rolling into the retail health landscape, opportunities, risks, and other issues I like to cover when forecasting the future of a new-new thing in health/care. August 8 is National CBD Day. Who knew?

Tele-Behavioral Health Reduces the Cost of Mental Illnesses

American Well

Mental health disorders are not an isolated — they have far-reaching effects that drive up costs for both patients and providers. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) estimates that serious mental illness costs America $193.2 While one in five adults experience a mental illness in a given year, and nearly one in 25 live with a serious mental illness, nearly 60 percent of those adults did not receive mental health services within the last year.

Healthcare Messaging Conference – Special Limited Time Pricing

Medical Connectivity

Their presentations will provide insight into best practices, lessons learned and how messaging solutions are evolving. Provider-Innovator Co-Commercialization Delivering Results in Mental Health. Director of Clinical Informatics, Major Health Partners.

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Microsoft : The Chatbot Opportunity in Healthcare

Lloyd Price

There’s currently a 75% rejection rate for funding of a continuous care package, which is governed by statutory rules published by the Department of Health and Social Services. One project showcases the importance of Chatbots in mental health.

[Guide] 5 Data Challenges for Payers in the Health Home Program

Perficient

The Health Home Program (HHP) is creating new data challenges for managed care organizations in the form of an increased need for timely data, collecting new data elements, accessing mental health data, and gathering data around social determinants.

Enhancing Student Wellness through School-Based Telemedicine

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The School Telemedicine in Arkansas (STAR) program is collecting data that supports the feasibility and success of offering real-time telehealth services in rural School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs). Year 3 – Oral Health. Year 1: Behavioral Health. Year 3: Oral Health.

Heart-Work Exhaustion

TheraNest

When talking to clients do you find yourself not being fully present? As a mental health professional, compassion and a strong desire to help are the foundations of the helping field. Emotional and mental distress. Understanding Compassion Fatigue as a Therapist.

Americans Growing Health Consumer Muscles and Knowledge: McKinsey

Health Populi

Most Americans are healthcare cost-conscious, concerned about various kinds of healthcare expenses, data from McKinsey’s research has found presented in Healthcare consumerism 2018: An update on the journey.

Therapy Podcasts You Should Be Listening to in 2019

TheraNest

The podcasts in this section touch more broadly on the topics of psychology, mental health, and therapy. They are designed to be enjoyed both by practicing therapists or by anyone who has a broad interest in the field of psychology or mental health.

9 Best Telemedicine Newsletters You Should Be Reading to Keep Up With the Industry

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty?

Getting Started with Telehealth

TheraNest

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Telehealth as health care services that use telecommunications and virtual technology to deliver health care outside of traditional health-care facilities. Telebehavioral Health Institute. Mental Health by the Numbers.

Consumers Grow to View Food as the Prescription

Health Populi

Taking a page out of Hippocrates, “let food by thy medicine and medicine be thy food,” consumers are increasingly shopping for groceries with an appetite for health, found in research published this week by the International Food Information Center cleverly titled, An Appetite for Health.

What’s Next for Home Health Programs and Select Condition Scenarios

Perficient

In the final post of this series, I highlight a few specific scenarios and outline next steps for home health programs (HHP). Mental Health. Integration of care around mental health and substance use disorder diagnoses are major focal points for many state’s Health Home Program.

It’s Not All About Pink for Women’s Tech at CES 2019

Health Populi

I assert this through my health lens, as well as health-economic perspective. Start with Fitbit, among the most mature digital health suppliers featured at CES over time. She and I attended a digital health session about getting fit with tech tools and apps.

5 Data Challenges Impacting Managed Care Plans

Perficient

Naturally, measuring the success of the Health Home Program is critical. Each state’s Health Home Authority has designed quality measures, as well as reports for utilization and operations of the program. Mental Health Data Access. Social Determinants of Health Data.

Opioid Drug Addiction: How Digital Health Technologies Can Help

The Digital Health Corner

After a hiatus I am returning to my beloved Digital Health Corner. In a previous post I discussed important public health issues that digital technology can address. The NIDA of the NIH has a group of evidence-based screening tools for adolescents and adults to be used by health professionals. The classification of substance abuse as a chronic condition by the ACA has implications with regards to digital health.

10 Books Every New Therapist Should Read

TheraNest

Anything you do is an occasion to engage yourself mindfully in the present moment. When you engage mindfulness meditation in the present moment, it makes everything you do in your daily life sacred and full of meaning, even washing the dishes or turning on an electric light.”.

Americans’ Trust in the Healthcare System Low Compared to Rest-of-World’s Health Citizens

Health Populi

I covered the launch of the 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer across all industries here in Health Populi in January 2018 , when this year’s annual report was presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos as it is each year. health ecosystem stakeholders. In the U.S.,

Getting Started with Telehealth

TheraNest

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Telehealth as health care services that use telecommunications and virtual technology to deliver health care outside of traditional health-care facilities. It can be a powerful tool that makes mental health care easier and more convenient to access and provide. Greater access: Telehealth can make mental health services more accessible and convenient—increasing mental health treatment outcomes.

Heart-Work Exhaustion

TheraNest

When talking to clients do you find yourself not being fully present? As a mental health professional, compassion and a strong desire to help are the foundations of the helping field. The term can be described as the emotional and mental toll on an individual due to repetitive exposure experienced through the telling or eyewitness account of another individuals’ traumatic event. Emotional and mental distress. Understanding Compassion Fatigue as a Therapist.

Heart-Work Exhaustion

TheraNest

When talking to clients do you find yourself not being fully present? As a mental health professional, compassion and a strong desire to help are the foundations of the helping field. The term can be described as the emotional and mental toll on an individual due to repetitive exposure experienced through the telling or eyewitness account of another individuals’ traumatic event. Emotional and mental distress. Understanding Compassion Fatigue as a Therapist.

“It’s 2018, and We Still Have No Idea If Mobile Healthcare Apps Work”

mHealth Insight

“What was the promise of reduced admissions and improved health outcomes in patients? These apps are mostly targeting obesity, mental health, and diabetes. Meanwhile, the mHealth Economics 2017 study states that major app stores feature around 325,000 unique health apps.

The Emerging Trends in Connected Health from 2018

The cHealth Blog

As the year comes to a close, I can’t help but reflect on where we are in the connected health adoption journey. Here are some observations: This is the year digital health became a ‘stay-in-business’ application for the majority of providers and payers.

Rate of Opioid Use Rises Among Pregnant Women

BHM Healthcare Solutions

The most prevalent drug among the pregnant woman was an opioid such as heroin or a prescription painkiller, with an opioid present among nearly half of the women who tested positive for a substance. Opioids were present in only 1 in 329 of such hospitalizations in 2000-01.

The rise of Counselling Apps - could they ever replace Face-to-Face therapy?

Lloyd Price

The situation is so unmanageable that the NHS website itself suggests that people in need of mental healthcare look into going private. For years, people have looked online for mental health information and support, whether that was because of a fear of stigma or lack of local resources.